Sleep-deprived, stressed, and under pressure to perform academically while balancing their newfound freedom, college students are a burgeoning yet underserved market for health and nutrition products, says The Vitamin Shoppe CEO Sharon Leite.
A new study from a group led by prominent industry critic Dr Pieter Cohen, MD, found a drug used in China sold in dietary supplements in the United States, in some cases at dosages apparently exceeding what’s used in clinical practice.
A study published yesterday by a group that included researchers from the University of Mississippi found that fewer than half of 30 immune supplements bought on Amazon had labels that accurately reflected their contents.
Safe Food Advocacy Europe has long been campaigning for an official definition of the term ‘natural’. Yet not all industry players are on board, we are told. How could a legal definition benefit both consumers and the planet?
The anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and collagen-inducing effects of purified Shilajit, an Ayurvedic ingredient, may support bone health in postmenopausal women, a population at increased risk of osteoporosis, says a new study.
Prolonged addition of a probiotic supplement or food into the diet of seniors may support healthy ageing by shifting their gut microbiota and reducing markers of inflammation, according to results of the Italian ProbioSenior Project.
A new study has confirmed the extreme variability of Mucuna pruriens supplements for sale on the US market, once again calling into question the quality control and labeling of dietary supplements generally.
Supplementation with a heat-killed bacterium may significantly increase iron status for young women, says new study from Japan that creates novel opportunities to address a leading global nutrient deficiency.
Netherlands-based NutriLeads was recently crowned the winner of the NutraIngredients-USA Awards for in the Nutrition Research Project category. The company’s ingredient also saw success in the immune support product category.
Natural Grocers’ third quarter earnings statement saw the company post moderate growth as it warns that inflationary pressures will restrain growth in the future in the sale of natural foods and supplements.
The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has launched an industry-wide survey to gauge the impact of mandatory front-of-pack nutritional labelling (FOPNL), expected to be introduced across the EU by the end of the year.
Six new “Ingredients of the Year” were announced at the recent NutraIngredients-USA Awards spanning beauty from within, cognitive function, healthy aging, prebiotic, sports nutrition, and weight management. Read on to meet the winners…
The roles of the microbiome and probiotics in supporting the menopause could be a key growth area as the process, combined with healthy ageing and gut health, gives rise to niche products aimed at women navigating this stage of life.
A combination of bacteriophages (phages) may precisely target and suppress gut bacteria associated with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), says a new study from Israel that shows the potential of this emerging class of microbiome modulators.
The use of DNA technology holds great promise for botanical ingredient identification, experts have said. But whether these tests are as yet fit for purpose is something still not universally accepted within the industry.
PepsiCo is making a $550m investment in functional energy drink Celsius: further boosting its focus on the energy category and eying up a shared opportunity to drive growth and innovation in the sector.